The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 86 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 15 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.51% 2.44% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.28% 12.12% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 11
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £37,471
10% offered a salary of more than £50,525 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Wireless
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
239 231 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.04% 20.16% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 212 216 162
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wireless across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Wireless
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless across the Kent region.

Wireless Salary Trend in Kent

Wireless
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Wireless across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Wireless Salary Histogram in Kent

Wireless
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Wireless within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stansted - 8 £22,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £50,000 -
Maidstone +11 1 £42,500 -
Faversham - 1 £37,500 -
Wireless
South East

Wireless
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Wireless also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Wireless.

1 25 (73.53%) Cisco
2 23 (67.65%) Windows
3 22 (64.71%) Firewall
4 20 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (55.88%) VPN
6 18 (52.94%) MS Exchange
6 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (47.06%) MS Office
8 16 (47.06%) Windows 8
9 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (44.12%) Windows 7
10 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
10 14 (41.18%) iPhone
10 14 (41.18%) VLAN
10 14 (41.18%) Apple
11 13 (38.24%) CCNA
12 12 (35.29%) WAN
12 12 (35.29%) ADSL
12 12 (35.29%) VMware
12 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
14 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (29.41%) Blackberry
14 10 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (29.41%) CCNP
14 10 (29.41%) DNS

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Wireless also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.94%) IIS
6 1 (2.94%) Apache
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (47.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) Firewall
2 19 (55.88%) VPN
3 14 (41.18%) VLAN
4 12 (35.29%) ADSL
4 12 (35.29%) WAN
5 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
6 10 (29.41%) DNS
7 9 (26.47%) DMZ
7 9 (26.47%) SMTP
7 9 (26.47%) DHCP
7 9 (26.47%) IMAP
8 8 (23.53%) SAN
9 7 (20.59%) LAN
10 5 (14.71%) VoIP
11 4 (11.76%) WLAN
11 4 (11.76%) Broadband
11 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (8.82%) NAS
12 3 (8.82%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (11.76%) Electronics
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Support Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) Network Engineer
3 11 (32.35%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (32.35%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (26.47%) Systems Support
4 9 (26.47%) Systems Support Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Junior
6 4 (11.76%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Help Desk Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Junior Support Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (8.82%) Network Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Design Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Network Operations Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) MAPI
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) iPhone
2 10 (29.41%) Blackberry
3 9 (26.47%) PDA
3 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (14.71%) iPad
5 2 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.94%) Replication
6 1 (2.94%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (47.06%) Windows 8
5 15 (44.12%) Windows 7
5 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (26.47%) Windows Vista
6 9 (26.47%) Android
6 9 (26.47%) Linux
6 9 (26.47%) Windows XP
7 5 (14.71%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
2 4 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) CAD
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.94%) Network Management
4 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C
1 4 (11.76%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCNA
3 10 (29.41%) CCNP
3 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (20.59%) MCSE
5 5 (14.71%) MCP
5 5 (14.71%) MCITP
5 5 (14.71%) A+ Certification
6 3 (8.82%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) CCDA
8 1 (2.94%) CCDP
8 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) CCSA
8 1 (2.94%) CCSE
8 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
2 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.82%) vSphere
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.88%) XenApp
5 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.88%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.94%) Firmware
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Cisco
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (41.18%) Apple
4 12 (35.29%) VMware
5 9 (26.47%) Draytek
5 9 (26.47%) Symantec
6 5 (14.71%) Avaya
6 5 (14.71%) F5
7 4 (11.76%) Riverbed
7 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
7 4 (11.76%) Atmel
7 4 (11.76%) AirMagnet
8 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
8 3 (8.82%) HP
8 3 (8.82%) Citrix
9 1 (2.94%) Juniper
9 1 (2.94%) Veeam
9 1 (2.94%) BT